Meryl Streep's Golden Career

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Universal / Everett

The Deer Hunter, 1978
Streep plays Linda, an abused runaway, who becomes the love interest for Michael, played by Robert De Niro, in this dramatic film that explores themes of loss, loyalty, and violence.

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